Summer festivals in Finland
  Summer in Finland, tourists will not be bored. At this time, there are many cultural and entertainment events – a traditional festival of Opera and jazz, and alternative, as…

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10 most bizarre festivals
Every year thousands of people gather to take part and look at really unusual festivals. The roots of many of these celebrations have deep roots embedded in the old days,…

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Top 10 unusual festivals in the world

Travel abroad — is not only a chance to relax, to see the local sights, but also a chance to get on a Grand, unusual and colorful festivals. Some of them are so unusual and unique that this show will not leave indifferent any single visitor such a wonderful event. Let us for a moment, immerse yourself in a little world of ugliness and fun.

1. Festival of crying children

Tight and huge Japanese men with loincloths always caused fear among ordinary citizens. Imagine what it’s like to have one-year-olds. not only see them, but are in their hands. It is a sad spectacle to see at the annual Japanese festival Konaki Sumo, whose main task — to make babies cry in the hands of a sumo wrestler. The baby who cries first, and will be the winner of the unusual competition. The slogan of the festival was an ancient Japanese wisdom that crying children grow faster.

2. Festival of drinking fish

Despite such a strange name, it should not be taken literally. The fact is that long ago, in Belgium, in the city of Geraardsbergen, celebrated the feast called Brakelines. It is dedicated to the siege of that city. In this day people give citizens Continue reading

Unusual holidays and festivals in Spain

Many foreigners regard Spain as a country of eternal holiday, and it’s hard to disagree. The Spaniards, being very cheerful, sociable and creative people came up with many unusual holidays and festivals, which are still surprising and of great interest to tourists. Stay 5 most interesting holidays Spain:

Tomatina in Spain

La Tomatina (Spanish “La Tomatina”) is one of the most famous and unusual festivals in Spain since 1945 in the small town of Buñol (Bunol) 40 km. from Valencia. Tomatina is not just a celebration with fireworks, dancing and contests, but a real tomato battle, which is traditionally held in the last week of August.

Photos of La Tomatina festival in Spain 2014

The main part of the festival begins with a special signal from the town hall, after which appear the main square trucks loaded to the brim with ripe tomatoes – and they serve as projectiles. The goal of fun is quite simple – you need to slightly crush the tomatoes, scatter them as much as possible the number of participants and try not to get under fire, although to stay clean during the battle almost impossible.

In a two-hour battle, attended by about 40 thousand people and destroyed more than 100 tons of tomatoes. The festival ends Continue reading

Best alcoholic festivals of the world

 

Today, there are a number of festivals spirits, which are held around the world. Each festival has its own interesting and has a unique atmosphere that attracts many people wishing to take part in them. We offer you to get acquainted with the most interesting festivals of spirits in the world.

1. The great American beer festival

This festival is considered the largest beer festivals and it is held annually in America in the highlands of Denver. This event lasts three days, and you can visit it during the period between mid September and early October.

Ticket price is $ 80 for tourists and only $ 25 for sober drivers. The event itself is a public tasting delicious Beers from small Breweries and private competition.

2. Wine festival Haro

Festival Haro is held annually on 29 June in the province of La Rioja, Spain, and more like a wet t-shirt contest, soaked in wine.

All the participants come out on this day early in the morning on the street, dressed in white robes and red scarves and head, grabbing a bottle of wine, to the hills of Binio. There all over each other with wine, and then go to watch Continue reading